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Grove City Parks and Recreation activities are canceled when SWCSD cancels classes for inclement weather and as necessary when school is not in session. Updates: • 614-277-3060 • GroveCityOhio.gov @GroveCityOhio • @GroveCityOhio • The Source 1


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guide detailing Grove City Parks and Recreation Department offerings. You have the opportunity to see a fresh set of classes and activities six times per year to help you select what fits best in your family’s busy schedule. To register for a class or activity, call the Parks and Recreation office at 614-277-3050 or the Evans Center at 614-277-1060, use online registration, or stop in the Kingston Center, 3226 Kingston Ave.; or Evans Center, 4330 Dudley Ave. When registering for the first time, a staff member will assist you with establishing your household account in our system. To register online, customers must also have an online registration account. This simple process can be completed by phone or in person. Registration is required for all activities even if there is no fee, unless designated as a drop-in class. For more information on classes, activities and events in Grove City, visit GroveCityOhio.gov, sign up for our electronic newsletter and follow social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@GroveCityOhio).

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CITY OF GROVE CITY Building Division.....................614-277-3075 City Council............................614-277-3065 City Information......................614-277-3000 Community Relations..............614-277-3040 Development..........................614-277-3004 Division of Police....................614-277-1710 Evans Center..........................614-277-1060 Finance/Tax............................614-277-3025 Human Resources...................614-277-3013 Mayor’s Court.........................614-277-1715 Mayor’s Office.........................614-277-3006 Parks & Recreation.................614-277-3050 Parks Weather Hotline.............614-277-3060 Service Department................614-277-1100 Zoning....................................614-277-3086

Big Splash/Evans 2831 Southwest Blvd. Breck Community (Dog Park) 3005 Demorest Road Concord Lakes Off Lake Mead Drive Creekside Off Holton Road Fryer (Century Village, Splash Pad) 3899 Orders Road Gantz (Gantz Barn, Gantz Farmhouse) 2255 Home Road George Edge Music Park on Broadway Park St. at Broadway Grant-Sawyer Home 4126 Haughn Road Grove City Gold Star Families Memorial Columbus St. at Broadway Grove City Museum 3378 Park St. Henceroth (Purple Heart Memorial Walk) 2075 Mallow Lane

City Offices City Hall 4035 Broadway Evans Center 4330 Dudley Ave. Kingston Center 3226 Kingston Ave. Safety Complex (Police) 3360 Park St. Service Complex 3262 Ventura Blvd. 2 The Source

Hoover Park Off Haughn Road Indian Trails Off Buckeye Parkway Keller Farms Off White Road Meadowgrove Off Springhill Drive Pinnacle Area 2430 Holton Road Scioto Meadows Off Scioto Meadows Blvd. Skate Park 3728 Hoover Road Town Center Gazebo Grove City Road at Broadway Town Center Promenade Park St. to Grant Ave. (parking lot) Walden Bluff Walden Bluff Court Westgrove Park 3580 Magnolia St. Windsor (Evans Center) 4330 Dudley Ave. 4408 Broadway

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Preschool RecSchool (Ages: 3-5) Grove City Parks and Recreation’s child-centered preschool fosters each child’s feelings of competence, social skills, independence, love of learning and appreciation for the wonders of nature. Curriculum is based on the Ohio Department of Education’s Early Learning Content Standards and capitalizes on how children learn best: through play. Activities balance spontaneous and planned learning experiences including art, literacy, music, exploration, early academics, science and daily outdoor experiences. RecSchool is at Gantz Barn in Gantz Park and operates September through May with part-week, half-day classes offered morning or afternoon. Enrollees must be 3 years old by Sept. 30 of the current school year. Registration for each school year begins the previous February and continues until the program is full. 2020-2021 RecSchool Registration: Call Michele Demmy, 614-871-6330, for information. Gantz Barn Morning and afternoon options 2020-2021 Registration: Call Michele Demmy, 614-871-6330, for information. RecSchool Hands-on Open House (Ages: 3-5 with Adults) While children paint a picture, read a book or build with blocks, parents can visit the classrooms, meet the staff, look over work samples and pick up registration information for the 20202021 school year. Day: Sat. Gantz Barn Jan. 25 • 9-11 a.m. Drop in

Friday PlaySchool (Ages: 3-4) Children gain independence and confidence while learning to work and play with others in a childcentered classroom setting. Weekly activities include creative art, sensory exploration, social play and singing at circle time. Wks: 9 • Classes: 9 • Day: Fri. Gantz Barn Upper Level $62 (NR: $70) Begins: Nov. 8 • 12:30-1:30 p.m. No class: Nov. 29, Dec. 27, Jan. 3 Activity #: 191119904_02 Learning Together (Ages: 2.5-3) Child and a parent or other caring adult share hands-on learning activities promoting creative, academic and social skills as they paint, build with blocks, draw, sing and dance. Everyone should dress for play and exploration. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Gantz Barn Upper Level $28 (NR: $33) Begins: Nov. 5 • 6:15-7:15 p.m. Activity #: 191119904_01 WeJoySing (Ages: 1 month-5 years) Discover how your baby, toddler or preschooler learns and grows through JOY-filled musical play. Essential early childhood development is nurtured as you play together, creating bonds that last a lifetime. Visit WeJoySing.com for dates, time and costs. Grove City United Methodist Church, 2684 Columbus St. Contact: WeJoySing.com and 614-868-0107

Playgroup (Ages: 2 with Adult) Day: Fri. Gantz Barn Upper Level 9:15-10:15 a.m. or 10:30-11:30 a.m. 2020-21 Registration: Call Michele Demmy, 614-871-6330, for information. www.GroveCityOhio.gov

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Grown Up & Me Art! (Ages: 3-6) Create together while exploring a variety of art materials and techniques with an emphasis on art process. Dress to get messy/bring a smock. One adult included with each child registration. Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 2 $30 (NR: $35) Begins: Nov. 7 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 191110402_01 Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 2 $30 (NR: $35) Begins: Dec. 5 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 191210402_01 Wks: 2 • Classes: 2 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 2 $20 (NR: $22) Begins: Jan. 9 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 200110402_01 ’Twas the Night (Ages: 3-4) Child and a parent or other caring adult share hands-on learning activities and holiday crafts. Children build selfconfidence as they paint, glue, glitter and cut to create unique decorations. Everyone should dress for play and exploration. Wks: 2 • Classes: 2 • Day: Tue. Gantz Barn Lower Level $18 (NR: $20) Begins: Dec. 3 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 191219904_01 Gymnastics Parent/Tot (Age: 2 with Adult) Toddlers develop fine and gross motor skills and coordination as they practice following direction and taking turns while spending quality time with a parent and preparing for more advanced classes. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 4 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class: Nov. 25 Activity #: 191110106_01 The Source 3


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Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 4 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class: Nov. 25 Activity #: 191110106_02 Preschool Gymnastics (Ages: 3-4) Young gymnasts learn basic skills in vault, bars, beam and floor while practicing following directions and taking turns. Preschoolers establish gymnastics foundations to build upon in more advanced classes. Gymnastics (Age: 3) Best for 3 year olds just starting out. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 4 • 6-6:30 p.m. No class: Nov. 25 Activity #: 191110106_03 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 4 • 6:30-7 p.m. No class: Nov. 25 Activity #: 191110106_04 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 5 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class: Nov. 26 Activity #: 191110106_05 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 7 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class: Nov. 28 Activity #: 191110106_06 Gymnastics (Ages: 3-4) Best for 3 year olds with some experience and beginner 4 year olds. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 5 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class: Nov. 26 Activity #: 191110106_07 4 The Source

Gymnastics (Age: 4) Best for 4 year olds with some experience. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 4 • 7-7:30 p.m. No class: Nov. 25 Activity #: 191110106_08 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 5 • 6-6:30 p.m. No class: Nov. 26 Activity #: 191110106_09 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 7 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class: Nov. 28 Activity #: 191110106_10 Ballet Baby (Ages: 3-4)

Dance Basics (Age: 3) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 4 $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 5 • 5-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 191110203_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 4 $48 (NR: $53)

New dancers are introduced to the fundamentals of ballet while Begins: Nov. 5 • 5:30-6 p.m. developing coordination, balance and Activity #: 191110203_02 grace. Children sign up according to age and ability, and must be toilet trained. Ballet shoes or slippers needed. Dance Basics (Age: 4) Tami Kelly instructs. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 4 Kingston Center Room 9 $48 (NR: $53) $55 (NR: $63) Begins: Nov. 6 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class: Nov. 27 Activity #: 191110201_01 Dance Basics (Ages: 3-4)

Begins: Nov. 5 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 191110203_03 JumpBunch (Ages: 18 months-2)

Toddlers build coordination, balance, teamwork and motor skills during coach-led activities. Through encouragement and success, children gain confidence, sports-readiness skills and the foundations of fitness.

Learn age-appropriate skills that build coordination, body awareness, motor skills and rhythm. Practice is enhanced by movement and dance set to songs. Students are introduced to a different style of dance each week that they can choose to develop in future single-style JumpBunch (Ages: 18-24 months) offerings. Session closes out with a performance for parents. Wks: 8 • Classes: 8 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Gym $80 (NR: $90)

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JumpBunch (Age: 2) Wks: 8 • Classes: 8 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Gym $80 (NR: $90) Begins: Nov. 6 • 6:30-7 p.m. No class: Nov. 27, Dec. 25, Jan. 1 Activity #: 191110303_02 Sporties for Shorties (Ages: 3-4) Young children develop kicking, running, throwing and team skills through exciting lead-up sports activities and group games. Focus sports may include baseball, soccer, football and others. Powered by JumpBunch. Wks: 8 • Classes: 8 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Gym $80 (NR: $90) Begins: Nov. 6 • 7-7:45 p.m. No class: Nov. 27, Dec. 25, Jan. 1 Activity #: 191110303_03 Little Ballers Basketball (Ages: 3-4) Children enjoy a fun, educational first basketball experience as they learn the concept of game play and the fundamentals of dribbling, shooting, passing, rebounding and defense. The positive, encouraging instruction style builds an understanding of basic skills and sportsmanship using fun terminology and engaging activities. Coaching provided by Bally Sports Group. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Highland Park ES, 2600 Cameron St. $70 (NR: $70) Begins: Nov. 5 • 6-7 p.m. Register at BallySportsGroup.com Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Highland Park ES, 2600 Cameron St. $70 (NR: $70) Begins: Nov. 5 • 7-8 p.m. Register at BallySportsGroup.com

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Youth P.A.R.K. (Grades: K-4) Programmed After-school Recreation for Kids is committed to providing a safe, secure, enriching and affordable place to be after school. This schoolage childcare program offers daily after-school activities for children in kindergarten through grade four staffed by qualified childcare providers at each site. P.A.R.K. operates in the school gymnasiums every day the South-Western City School District (SWCSD) is in session. The program is designed for, but not limited to, children of working parents. P.A.R.K. provides planned cooperative games, outrageous play, fitness, indoor and outdoor activities, free art, specialinterest and free-choice activities and much more. Please pack a nutritious snack daily. School Days Bolton Crossing, Buckeye Woods, Highland Park, J.C. Sommer, Monterey, Richard Avenue Elementaries $187 per month Days: Mon.-Fri. • 2:30-6 p.m. Follows SWCSD schedule Register in person at the Kingston Center. Before-School P.A.R.K. Elementary (Grades: K-4)

Before-School P.A.R.K. Intermediate (Grades: 5-6) Before-school P.A.R.K. creates a safe, fun environment in the morning hours before school starts for students of Hayes, Holt Crossing and Park Street intermediate schools. The monthly tuition fee includes breakfast and supervised recreational activities. This program meets every day the SWCSD is in session. Transportation to the child’s home school is provided by the SWCSD Transportation Department; Park Street Intermediate students walk to school with P.A.R.K. staff. School Days Kingston Center $107 per month Days: Mon.-Fri. • 6-9 a.m. Follows SWCSD schedule Register in person at the Kingston Center. P.A.R.K. Registration (Grades: K-6) Registration for the three schoolyear P.A.R.K. programs opens to the public in early May each year; current participants enjoy an early registration period. Register in person in the Kingston Center; a $30 non-refundable registration fee applies. Spaces are limited with openings filled on a firstcome, first-served basis. $30 registration fee due at registration; payments made monthly August through April

Before-school P.A.R.K. creates a safe, fun environment in the morning hours before school starts for students of Bolton Crossing, Buckeye Woods, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Highland Park, J.C. Sommer, Monterey Call 614-277-3050 for availability. and Richard Avenue elementaries. The monthly tuition fee includes breakfast and supervised recreational activities. This program meets every day the SWCSD is in session. Transportation to the child’s home school is provided by the SWCSD Transportation Department; J.C. Sommer elementary students walk to school with P.A.R.K. staff. School Days Kingston Center $95 per month Days: Mon.-Fri. • 6-8 a.m. Follows SWCSD schedule Register in person at the Kingston Center.

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Gymnastics: Rock-n-Roller (Ages: 5-10) Girls learn beginner skills on vault, bar, beam and floor, then how to build on these foundation skills as they advance through the program. Gymnastics: Rock-n-Roller (Ages: 5-7) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 4 • 7:30-8 p.m. No class: Nov. 25 Activity #: 191120106_05 Skating Lessons (Ages: 4-12) Learn basic roller skating skills at Skate America. Students receive free roller skates and may stay after lessons to practice. Register at Skate America, 4357 Broadway, or call 614-875-7606. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Sat. Skate America, 4357 Broadway $59 (NR $59) Begins: Nov. 2 • 10-11 a.m. Register with Skate America Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Sat. Skate America, 4357 Broadway $59 (NR $59) Begins: Dec. 7 • 10-11 a.m. Register with Skate America Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Sat. Skate America, 4357 Broadway $59 (NR $59) Begins: Jan. 4 • 10-11 a.m. Register with Skate America VIPs: Teens for Grove City (Grades 7-12)

Gymnastics: Intro to Parkour (Ages: 5-11) Participants build strength and flexibility as they learn to safely navigate obstacles by running, jumping, climbing, swinging and landing safely. Gymnastics: Intro to Parkour (Ages: 5-7) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 7 • 6-6:30 p.m. No class: Nov. 28 Activity #: 191120106_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 7 • 6:30-7 p.m. No class: Nov. 28 Activity #: 191120106_02 Gymnastics: Intro to Parkour (Ages: 8-11)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Join the Volunteer Involvement Kingston Center Gym Program (V.I.P.) to donate your time and $48 (NR: $53) expertise while gaining service hours Begins: Nov. 7 • 7-7:30 p.m. and a great feeling of helping others. Hours are conveniently tracked through No class: Nov. 28 Activity #: 191120106_03 the program. Grove City offers many Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. events and programs throughout the Kingston Center Gym year, and participants in this program help make them successful. Join today $48 (NR: $53) to have fun and make a difference Begins: Nov. 7 • 5:30-6 p.m. in the community. Applications are No class: Nov. 21 available in the Kingston Center and at Activity #: 191120106_04 GroveCityOhio.gov. Call 614-277-3058 for information. 6 The Source

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 5 • 6:30-7 p.m. No class: Nov. 26 Activity #: 191120106_06 Gymnastics: Rock-n-Roller (Ages: 7-10) Designed for 7 year olds and those a little older who have no gymnastics experience. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Nov. 5 • 7-7:30 p.m. No class: Nov. 26 Activity #: 191120106_07 Ballet Princess (Ages: 5-7) Develop coordination, balance and grace while being introduced to the fundamentals of ballet. Soft-soled shoes or slippers needed. Tami Kelly instructs. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 9 $55 (NR: $63) Begins: Nov. 6 • 6-6:30 p.m. No class: Nov. 27 Activity #: 191120201_01

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Ballet Basics (Ages: 8-12)

F.A.S.T.E.R. - Beginner (Ages: 8-18)

Slightly older children just getting started are introduced to ballet fundamentals, developing coordination, balance and grace. Sign up according to age and ability. Ballet shoes or slippers needed. Tami Kelly instructs.

Looking to improve your overall speed and running technique? New participants to this type of fitness focus on flexibility, agility and speed training with extreme resistance to become quicker and faster. Led by certified instructor Mike Kusan.

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 9 $55 (NR: $63)

Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center Room 5 $79 (NR: $89)

Begins: Nov. 6 • 6:30-7 p.m. No class: Nov. 27 Activity #: 191120201_02

Begins: Nov. 4 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 191120306_02

Dance Basics (Ages: 5-10) Learn age-appropriate skills that build coordination, body awareness, motor skills and rhythm. Practice is enhanced by movement and dance set to songs. Students are introduced to a different style of dance each week that they can choose to develop in future single-style offerings. Session closes out with a performance for parents. Dance Basics (Ages: 5-7) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 4 $52 (NR: $60) Begins: Nov. 5 • 6:45-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 191120203_01 Dance Basics (Ages: 8-10) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 4 $52 (NR: $60) Begins: Nov. 5 • 7:30-8:15 p.m. Activity #: 191120203_02

Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Tue., Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $79 (NR: $89) Begins: Nov. 5 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 191120306_04 Wks: 2 • Classes: 4 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center Room 5 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Dec. 9 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 191220306_02 Wks: 2 • Classes: 4 • Days: Tue., Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Dec. 10 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 191220306_04 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center Room 5 $68 (NR: $76) Begins: Jan. 6 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. No class: Jan. 20 Activity #: 200120306_02 Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Tue., Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $79 (NR: $89) Begins: Jan. 7 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 200120306_04 F.A.S.T.E.R. - Advanced (Ages: 8-18) Looking to improve your overall speed and running technique? Returning participants build on previous lessons improving speed and quickness while focusing on flexibility, agility and speed training with extreme resistance. Led by certified instructor Mike Kusan.

Some adult classes are open to teens. Check the adult section or call 614-277-3050 for options. www.GroveCityOhio.gov

Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center Room 5 $79 (NR: $89)

Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Tue., Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $79 (NR: $89) Begins: Nov. 5 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 191120306_03 Wks: 2 • Classes: 4 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center Room 5 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Dec. 9 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 191220306_01 Wks: 2 • Classes: 4 • Days: Tue., Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Dec. 10 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 191220306_03 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center Room 5 $68 (NR: $76) Begins: Jan. 6 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. No class: Jan. 20 Activity #: 200120306_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Tue., Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $79 (NR: $89) Begins: Jan. 7 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 200120306_03 Big Amazing Art! (Ages: 6-10) Cover a variety of styles and techniques while focusing on the process, using quality materials and supplies found in an artist’s studio like pastels, watercolors, acrylics and more. Take home a finished piece each class. Art supplies furnished. Dress to get messy/ bring a smock! Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $30 (NR: $35) Begins: Nov. 5 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 191120402_01 Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $30 (NR: $35) Begins: Dec. 3 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 191220402_01 Wks: 2 • Classes: 2 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $20 (NR: $22) Begins: Jan. 7 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 200120402_01

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Art Fundamentals (Ages: 8-12) Create artwork while learning to combine techniques like sketching, painting and collage. More complicated projects may continue across weeks. Dress to get messy/bring a smock. Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $30 (NR: $35) Begins: Nov. 5 • 7-7:45 p.m. Activity #: 191120402_02 Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $30 (NR: $35) Begins: Dec. 3 • 7-7:45 p.m. Activity #: 191220402_02 Wks: 2 • Classes: 2 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $20 (NR: $22) Begins: Jan. 7 • 7-7:45 p.m. Activity #: 200120402_02 Thanksgiving Treats (Ages: 6-8)

Christmas Graham House (Ages: 5-10) Decorate your “house” for the holidays! We provide the supplies, you provide the imagination while building houses out of graham crackers, icing, jellybeans, candy canes and more.

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Make Thanksgiving turkey-shaped treats Kingston Center Room 2 using cookies, Indian corn and candy. $12 (NR: $14) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Dec. 18 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Gantz Farmhouse Classroom Activity #: 191220413_03 $10 (NR: $12) Cookies Galore Nov. 20 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Ages: 6-8) Activity #: 191120701_02 Learn proper cooking techniques, how Christmas Cookie Plate to read recipes and basic kitchen safety (Ages: 8-12) while creating delicious cookies in time for the holidays. Recipes are combined Serve up creativity this holiday season to create personal cookbooks. by decorating a cookie plate and cookies to take home. Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Thu. Gantz Farmhouse Classroom Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. $40 (NR: $45) Kingston Center Room 2 $12 (NR: $14) Begins: Nov. 7 • 6-7:30 p.m. No class: Nov. 14, Nov. 28 Dec. 4 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 191120701_01 Activity #: 191220413_02 Sock Snowperson (Ages: 6-8) Make a snowperson stuffed with scented herbs topped off in style with a hat, scarf and buttons. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse Classroom $10 (NR: $12) Dec. 11 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 191220413_01 8 The Source

Unicorn Dip (Ages: 6-8) Prepare sweet, colorful unicorn dip, the favorite dip of all the princesses and princes in the kingdom, to serve with cookies or fresh fruit. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse Classroom $10 (NR: $12) Jan. 22 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 200120701_01

Edible Art (Ages: 5-10) Design winter creations with edible treats in the forms of snowmen, snowflakes and more. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 2 $14 (NR: $16) Jan. 22 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 200120412_01 Simple Science (Ages: 5-10) Science is fun – and tasty! Complete simple, fun experiments finishing the class with our favorite one – ice cream in a bag! Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 2 $14 (NR: $16) Nov. 13 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 191121001_01 Guitar Lessons for Beginners (Ages: 10-18) Begin your journey to becoming a well-rounded guitarist. Learn a variety of exercises, do rhythm training, learn theory, and get into the practicalities of chords and scales. Provide your own instrument. Wks: 9 • Classes: 9 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 9 $141 (NR: $156) Begins: Nov. 12 • 7:15-8 p.m. No class: Dec. 24, Dec. 31 Activity #: 191120409_01 www.GroveCityOhio.gov


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Adult Art Workshop (Ages: 14+) Incorporate collage into paint and other methods add interest and dimension into your artwork on an 11x14 canvas. Some workshops incorporate stencils, gelatos, stamps and more for a mixed media approach. Art Workshop: Pumpkins (Ages: 14+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 2 $35 (NR: $40) Nov. 14 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 191130402_01 Art Workshop: Christmas (Ages: 14+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 2 $35 (NR: $40) Dec. 12 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 191230402_01 Art Workshop: Winter (Ages: 14+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 2 $35 (NR: $40) Jan. 16 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 200130402_01 Line Dance (Ages: 18+) Beginner and intermediate dancers learn exciting country and ballroom line dances set to fun, beautiful music in instructor-led lessons. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that slide easily across the floor. Laura Landolt instructs. Dec. 3 class held at the Kingston Center. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium $18 (NR: $20) Begins: Nov. 5 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 191140202_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium $18 (NR: $20) Begins: Dec. 3 • 7-8:30 p.m. No class: Dec. 24 Activity #: 191240202_01 www.GroveCityOhio.gov

Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium $18 (NR: $20) Begins: Jan. 7 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 200140202_01 Square Dance: Mainstream (Ages: 18+) Grove City Western Squares builds on the first set of classes with more calls and more fun. Instructor and caller, Bob Daye, teaches mainstream calls as GCWS members help guide you along. Wks: 12 • Classes: 12 • Day: Mon. Evans Center Auditorium $20 (NR: $25) Begins: Dec. 2 • 7:30-9 p.m. Activity #: 191240204_01 Yoga (Ages: 18+) Learn to relax the body and calm the mind. Melt away tension and stress by combining Hatha yoga posture with breathing techniques and deep relaxation. Wear loose, comfortable clothing, bring a towel or mat and come with an empty stomach. Toni Weeks, registered yoga instructor, leads. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Evans Center Auditorium $34 (NR: $39) Begins: Nov. 4 • 6-7 p.m. No class: Nov. 18, Dec. 2 Activity #: 191140301_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Evans Center Auditorium $34 (NR: $39) Begins: Jan. 6 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 200140301_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $34 (NR: $39) Begins: Nov. 6 • 6-7 p.m. No class: Dec. 4 Activity #: 191140301_02 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $34 (NR: $39) Begins: Jan. 8 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 200140301_02

Rev+Flow (Ages: 18+) Join a judgment-free class with easyto-follow moves that work! REV+FLOW is a low-impact strength workout that sculpts muscles and burns fat while increasing balance and flexibility. All fitness levels welcome! Bring a mat, light weights optional. Led by Theresa Wahl. More info at facebook.com/ groups/REFITwithTheresa Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15 (NR: $17) Begins: Nov. 6 • 7:15-8:15 p.m. Activity #: 191140311_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $20 (NR: $22) Begins: Jan. 8 • 7:15-8:15 p.m. Activity #: 200140311_01 Zumba® & Zumba Strong® (Ages: 18+) Incorporate international music and cardio-based dance movements into dynamic workouts with easy-to-follow steps that sculpt and strengthen. Led by Dana Olshefski. Visit Facebook.com/ GroveCityZumbawithDanaO or call 614-595-8130.

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Fresh Evergreen Table Wreath (Ages: 18+)

Homemade Holiday Candy (Ages: 18+)

Craft an evergreen table wreath that stays fresh through the holiday season with a selection of pine, fir, holly and red berries to surround the pillar candle coated in winter spices and beeswax you also create. Mary Jane LaLonde leads.

Homemade candies make special gifts and are wonderful treats for holiday entertaining. Remember how your grandmother made quick, easy sweets? Create three types of oldfashioned candy in class and take home additional recipes to try at home.

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse Classroom $30 (NR: $35)

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Gantz Farmhouse Classroom $25 (NR: $28)

Dec. 4 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 191240410_01

Nov. 19 • 6:30-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 191140701_01

Pressed Flower Stationary (Ages: 18+)

Herb Butter Mix (Ages: 18+)

Make a dozen of your own signature greeting cards using colorful blossoms! Mary Jane LaLonde conducts this workshop on using pressed flowers and herbs to create works of art.

Prepare herb butter using the recipe served at the old Jai Lai Restaurant in Columbus. It freezes well, so keep some around to last through the holiday season. Gloria Hartung instructs.

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Gantz Farmhouse Classroom $20 (NR: $23)

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Gantz Farmhouse Classroom $7 (NR: $9)

Jan. 9 • 6-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 200140410_01

Nov. 26 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 191140701_02

Vintage Herbal Christmas Ornaments (Ages: 18+)

Herbal Spa and Tea (Ages: 18+)

Use a plethora of natural materials and vintage pictures to make old-fashioned Christmas ornaments for your tree or windows in a workshop led by Mary Jane LaLonde.

Get away on a cold winter morning and treat yourself to an herbal facial steam, make scrubs and customize lotions and soaps with your favorite essential oils. Finish with tea and herbal snacks. Mary Jane LaLonde instructs.

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Mon. Gantz Farmhouse Classroom $15 (NR: $18)

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Sat. Gantz Farmhouse Classroom $30 (NR: $35)

Dec. 16 • 6-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 191240410_02

Jan. 25 • 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Activity #: 200140904_01

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Mystery Tea (Ages: 18+) Discuss the Susan Wittig Albert mystery Chili Death and enjoy a menu of decidedly spicy tea treats. Learn about chili peppers while munching on Mexican brownies and sipping Aztec hot chocolate and discussing flavored teas. Mary Jane LaLonde and Gloria Hartung lead. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Sat. Gantz Farmhouse Classroom $35 (NR: $38) Nov. 9 • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Activity #: 191140904_01 Little League® Baseball Sponsorship The Grove City Parks and Recreation Department invites local businesses, civic clubs and other organizations to sponsor the Grove City Little League® baseball program. Sponsorship is a great way to earn recognition in the community with 17,000 players, fans, officials and travel teams at Windsor Park annually. Stop by the Kingston Center or call for more information or to receive a brochure. Varies by sponsorship level. Information: 614-277-3050 Youth Sports Scholarship Donations Grove City Parks and Recreation offers youth sports programs that teach teamwork and sportsmanship, encouraging a healthy lifestyle through fun, safe and positive experiences. All players regardless of skill level are encouraged to participate. Help all children participate – donate to the scholarship fund to offset costs for disadvantaged youth. Information: 614-277-3050

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Evans Angels Project Heart Strings: Buy Presents (All Ages)

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Celebrate the true spirit of the holiday season: provide gifts for senior citizens who may be forgotten or alone. Make a monetary donation or choose items from a list and purchase gifts ($20 value recommended). Deliver gifts to the Evans Center by Nov. 27. Pick up a donation list from the center Nov. 1 or later. Wks: 4 Evans Center Front Desk $20 donation Through November Information: 614-277-1060 Evans Angels Project Heart Strings: Wrap Presents (All Ages) Join us for a festive day of gift wrapping to get the presents ready for delivery. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Evans Center

Transportation Program (Ages: 55+)

Transportation services are provided to Grove City/Jackson Township residents for Grove City-area destinations. Members can receive transportation Grove City Community Quilting to grocery stores, banks or medical Retreat appointments. The buses provide non(All Ages) driving members with transportation Join members of the ”Fat Quarters” to and from Center activities. One bus Quilting Guild for an uninterrupted day is equipped with wheelchair lifts, but of sewing, quilting and fellowship at all participants must be able to board this annual retreat. Work on a mystery the bus without assistance from the quilt, choose one of the small projects driver. Schedule an appointment at or bring your own work in progress. Fee least three days in advance including includes patterns for all projects and for Evans Center outings: call 9 a.m. demonstrations, ample sewing space, to noon, Monday through Friday. unlimited support and a hot lunch, on- Please be patient! We keep our buses the-go supper and snacks. Come and busy. Transportation is canceled when go as is convenient for you. SWCSD is closed for inclement weather. Please note: bus drivers do not accept Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Sat. payments on the bus. Evans Center $40 (payable to Fat Quarters Quilting Daily Guild) by Jan. 10. $2 per trip Feb. 1 • 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri. • Call to schedule For information or to register: Schedule appointment (at least 3 contact Michele Demmy at days before): 614-277-1066 614-875-3470 Dec. 12 • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 614-277-1060

LifeCare Alliance Lunch Program (Ages: 60+) Enjoy a nutritious, hot lunch five days a week at the Evans Center. The daily menu is listed in the local newspapers and at the Center. Call one day in advance to make a reservation. Van transportation is available and must be requested. Prepackaged cold, vegetarian and hot served meals are available daily. Daily Evans Center $2 Mon.-Fri. • 11:45 a.m. Call LifeCare Alliance Meals-onWheels (at least 1 day before): 614-278-3152 Meals-on-Wheels: Volunteer to Help a Needy Neighbor (All Ages) Share your time and visit the homebound to deliver a hot meal and a message of loving concern from the community: volunteer for a Meals-onWheels route picked up daily at the Evans Center. Each 90-minute route visits 12 to 15 elderly or disabled persons. Training is provided. Weekend opportunities are also available. Daily Register with LifeCare Alliance Call LifeCare Alliance Volunteer Services: 614-437-2859.

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Parkinson’s Disease Support (All Ages) Parkinson’s Foundation Ohio offers support, sharing information about living with Parkinson’s disease, what families should know and resources available to patients and loved ones. Open to community members living with Parkinson’s and their loved ones. Monthly Evans Center Free 3rd Wed. • 1-2 p.m. Drop in Senior Options (Ages: 60+)

Computer Lab (Ages: 55+) The Evans Center is fully equipped with desktop computers to meet your technology needs. Services are free, but you must sign up for a user ID and password at the front desk. Daily Evans Center Free with registration Mon.-Fri. • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Evans Center Fitness Room (Ages: 55+) Use this great resource to stay fit by accessing elliptical machines, treadmills, NuStep, recumbent and upright bikes, hydraulic weight machines and free weights. Days: Mon.-Fri. Evans Center $15 per month 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Register with the Evans Center

Conversations About Loss (Ages: 55+) There is no normal way to experience grief. While you may be tempted to isolate yourself, it is okay (even healthy) to lean on others for support. Interacting with friends, family and support groups can be helpful when you feel low or overwhelmed. Meet with others with similar experiences and join in discussions or just listen. This new group is facilitated by Pastor Phil Amburgey with Grove City Church of the Nazarene. Monthly Evans Center Free 1st Mon. • 10-11 a.m. Drop in Alzheimer’s Support Group (All Ages)

Grove City Area Seniors Club Meeting (Ages: 55+) Gather with other members for fellowship during a short business meeting followed by bingo. This is a great way to meet other members. Monthly Evans Center Free 1st Wed. • 1 p.m. Drop in

The everyday challenges faced by those dealing with Alzheimer’s and related diseases can be overwhelming. Caregivers get a sense of belonging by interacting with those facing similar challenges. Under the guidance of Paula Taliaferro. Monthly Evans Center Free 4th Tue. • 7 p.m. Drop in

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Senior Options provides in-home services to maintain independence for Franklin County residents aged 60+ not qualified for PASSPORT services. Payment is based on a sliding income scale. COAAA provides in-home assessments and case management for the program. Available services include: personal care, home-delivered meals and emergency-response systems. Information: 614-525-6200

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Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) (Ages: 55+) During S.A.L.T. meetings, representatives from Grove City Police and Jackson Township Fire share information about community services and crime and safety issues important to seniors. For information, contact the crime prevention coordinator at 614-277-1765. Monthly Evans Center Free 2nd Tue. • 1 p.m. Does not meet in December. Drop in Jackson Township Community CARES (Ages: 55+)

Guardian Angel Home Health Care Blood Pressure Screening (Ages: 55+) Guardian Angel Home Health Care representatives perform bloodpressure screenings. Monthly Evans Center Free 2nd Wed. • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Drop in Ceramics Class (Ages: 55+) Join Nancy Ritter for camaraderie and fine arts. Bring your greenware projects; paint and brushes are provided. Nancy provides assistance as needed in this friendly environment. Weekly Evans Center Classroom $7 materials fee

Join the Jackson Township Fire Department to learn about the new CARES community paramedic program. Wed. • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Drop in Engage in a Q&A session and receive blood pressure and sugar checks and Book Club medication reviews. (Ages: 55+) Monthly Join other avid readers to discuss Evans Center a book of your choice as the group Free shares their literary experiences from 1st Wed. • 10 a.m.-1 p.m. the previous month. A great way to Drop in be introduced to books you might not discover on your own. Adrian Jahn Amity Home Healthcare Blood leads. Pressure Screening Monthly (Ages: 55+) Evans Center Classroom A nurse from Amity Home Healthcare Free stops in monthly to conduct blood2nd Wed. • 2-3 p.m. pressure checks. Drop in Monthly Evans Center Bead Class Free (Ages: 55+) 3rd Wed. • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Drop in

Join Linda Miller to make unique beaded decorations including fun holiday themes while building friendships. Choose your own projects and pay the instructor for materials. Weekly Evans Center Free

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Vocal Chorus (Ages: 55+) New singers always are welcome to join this group of music lovers without auditioning. Carol Barnick directs. Weekly Evans Center Free Fri. • 9 a.m. Drop in Evans Center Art Guild (Ages: 55+) Share your talents and techniques with fellow artists, spending time with others interested in visual arts as you draw, paint or work in other media. Bring your own supplies. Weekly Evans Center Classroom Free Fri. • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Drop in Wood Carving Group (Ages: 55+) Looking for a fun, relaxing hobby? Try woodcarving! Learn the basics of wood and tool selection, safety and sharpening, design and blank preparation, and some finishing. All experience levels welcome. Loaner tools and beginner projects available. Gary Gardner leads. Weekly Evans Center Free Tue. • 2-3 p.m. Drop in Computer Class (Ages: 55+) Do you feel lost when you try to send an email, register online for classes or navigate the web, but feel you are missing out on opportunities? Becky Wollard provides basic and advanced one-on-one instruction. Sign up at the front desk. By appointment Evans Center Free Call 614-277-1060 to discuss appointment times.

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Chair Volleyball (Ages: 55+) Played with a beach ball while seated, this game sharpens upper-body mobility and is enjoyable for everyone. Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Thu. Evans Center Auditorium Free Begins: Nov. 4 Activity #: 191150808_02 Holiday Craft Bazaar (Ages: All Ages) Browse a variety of craft vendors while you get into the holiday spirit and support the Evans Center. Day: Sat. Evans Center Free; non-perishable food donation appreciated. Nov. 2; • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 614-277-1060 Yoga Senior (Ages: 55+)

Chair Exercise (Ages: 55+) Dealing with arthritis or joint pain? Instructor-led exercises are designed for seniors who find it difficult to work out while standing or have trouble getting up and down for floor exercises. Bring light one- or two-pound weights.

Would you be able to protect yourself in a threatening situation with no one around to help? Learn to be aware of your surroundings and strategies to reduce your risk of being a target for crime. Grove City police instruct.

Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 3 Free

Begins: Nov. 4 • 9:30-10:15 a.m. No class: Nov. 11 Activity #: 191150302_01

Nov. 20 • 1-2:30 p.m. Activity #: 191151106_01

Wks: 4 • Classes: 8 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15 Begins: Jan. 6 • 9:30-10:15 a.m. Activity #: 200150302_01 Senior Exercise (Ages: 55+) Keep those joints and muscles moving in instructor-led exercises designed for active seniors.

Reap the benefits of yoga. Toni Weeks instructs classes designed especially for seniors.

Wks: 4 • Classes: 8 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $5

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium $22

Begins: Nov. 4 • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Activity #: 191150303_01

Begins: Nov. 12 • 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. No class: Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 24, Dec. 31 Activity #: 191150301_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Auditorium $22 Begins: Nov. 14 • 9-10 a.m. No class: Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Dec. 26, Jan. 2 Activity #: 191150301_02 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Multipurpose Room $22 Begins: Jan. 28 • 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Activity #: 200150301_02 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Auditorium $22 Begins: Jan. 30 • 9-10 a.m. Activity #: 200150301_03

Wks: 4 • Classes: 8 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15 Begins: Jan. 6 • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Activity #: 200150303_01 Tai Chi (Ages: 55+) Fall-related injuries are serious for people age 50+. Reduce your risk: improve balance and strengthen muscles through this martial art often described as meditation in motion. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $22 Begins: Jan. 8 • 2-3 p.m. Activity #: 200150309_01

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Senior Self Defense (Ages: 55+)

Vase Decorating (Ages: 55+) Decorate a vase over two days. Paint a plain vase that will dry overnight, then come back the next day to create flowers with polymer clay to adorn it. Wks: 2 • Classes: 2 • Days: Tue., Wed. Evans Center Classroom $17 Begins: Nov. 26 • 10 a.m.-Noon Activity #: 191150403_01 Let’s Make an Angel (Ages: 55+) Make an angel using beads for a keepsake, a gift or an ornament. Linda Miller instructs. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Classroom $8 Nov. 12 • 10 a.m.-Noon Activity #: 191150408_01 Showstoppers: Seasonal Follies The Showstoppers puts on presentations to inspire your holiday humor including “Behind the Pageant” by Dave Wagner, which gives a peek at the action backstage at a Christmas play rehearsal. Other skits involve a group of musical mice, a trio of ”singers” and a misguided group of Christmas spirits. Wks: 1 • Days: Tue., Wed., Thu. Evans Center Auditorium Donation to Grove City Food Pantry appreciated. Dec. 3 at 1 p.m., Dec. 4 at 1 & 7 p.m., Dec. 5 at 1 p.m. Drop in; please call 614-277-1060 for large groups www.GroveCityOhio.gov


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Medicaid Eligibility (Ages: 55+) Join Maggie L. Sutton and Jessica N. Roshon, attorneys with Taps & Sutton, LLC, for an informational class on Medicaid eligibility for elderly and disabled individuals who need longterm care but want to stay in their homes. Stay for an extensive Q&A for any added questions regarding elder law. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Nov. 21 • 1-2 p.m. Activity #: 191150810_02 Lunch Bunch & Supper Club (Ages: 55+) Vaud-Villities: Finding Christmas (Ages: 55+) Head to the Northland Performing Arts Center to view ”Finding Christmas.” Written and directed by Cabot Rea, this play addresses the distracting stresses and challenges in our lives while reminding us of the meaning and joys of Christmas. Stop at a quaint restaurant (on your own) before the show. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Departs the Evans Center $20 Dec. 6 • 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Activity #: 191250801_01 LaComedia: Elf the Musical (Ages: 55+) This hilarious, fish-out-of-water comedy is based on the beloved holiday film starring Will Ferrell. Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toymaking abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to discover his true identity. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $50 Dec. 19 • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Activity #: 191250801_02 www.GroveCityOhio.gov

Knee, Hips & Back Pain Education (Ages: 55+) Do you or a loved one have back pain, hip or knee pain? If yes, then come learn from an expert physical therapist about why it hurts, what does pain mean and what you can do to help yourself or someone you love! Talk also includes information on the effect of aging on anatomy. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Nov. 5 • 1-2 p.m. Activity #: 191150801_03 Medicare Enrollment Education (Ages: 55+) Are you interested in learning more about the 2020 Aetna Medicare Advantage plans? Wondering which type of Medicare Advantage plan is right for you - HMO or PPO? Join Don Robinson with Aetna Medicare Enrollment Meeting as he covers the basics of how Medicare works and more. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Mon. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Nov. 4 • 2-4 p.m. Activity #: 191150810_01

Join our gourmet diners as they head to different restaurants (on your own) with door-to-door transportation from the Center minibus. Lunch Bunch: Polaris Grill (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Departs the Evans Center $5 Nov. 15 • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Activity #: 191150802_01 Lunch Bunch: Cimi’s Bistro (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Mon. Departs the Evans Center $5 Dec. 9 • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Activity #: 191250802_01 Lunch Bunch: Cheesecake Factory (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Departs the Evans Center $5 Dec. 17 • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Activity #: 191250802_02 Lunch Bunch: P.F. Chang’s (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $5 Jan. 30 • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Activity #: 200150802_01 The Source 15


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Supper Club: Caffé DaVinci (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5 Nov. 6 • 4-8 p.m. Activity #: 191150802_02 Supper Club: Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Departs the Evans Center $5 Nov. 19 • 4-8 p.m. Activity #: 191150802_03 Supper Club: Miller’s Ale House (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Mon. Departs the Evans Center $5 Jan. 6 • 4-8 p.m. Activity #: 200150802_02 Friday Flicks (Ages: 55+) Enjoy a variety of films on the big projector screen with friends. Popcorn is always available. Friday Flick: Forever My Girl (Ages: 55+) (2018, PG) A music superstar reunites with his first love and realizes the steep price he has paid for his success in this uplifting and emotional romance. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free Nov. 1 • 12:30-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 191150804_01

Friday Flick: Finding Feet (Ages: 55+) (2017, PG-13) After discovering her husband of 40 years is having an affair with her best friend, Lady Sandra Abbott seeks refuge in London with her estranged sister. The reserved Sandra and outspoken, free-spirited Bif could not be more different, but different is what she needs. When Sandra reluctantly accompanies Bif to a community dance class, she finally starts finding her “feet.”

Hop on the minibus for door-to-door travel to the racino for gaming time with your Center friends. Seniors can take advantage of half-price buffet meals and $20 free play incentive.

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5

Dec. 13 • 12:30-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 191250804_01

Dec. 11 • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Activity #: 191250807_01

Friday Flick: Yesterday (Ages: 55+)

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5

(2019, PG-13) A mysterious global blackout leaves the world with no memory of The Beatles except for a struggling English singer-songwriter with rapidly fading dreams of fame who was unconscious from a bus accident at the time. Performing The Beatles’ songs as if he was their creator makes him an overnight sensation. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free Jan. 3 • 12:30-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 200150804_01 Euchre (Ages: 55+) Gather with friends for a rousing game of euchre. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free Nov. 22 • 1-4 p.m. Activity #: 191150805_01 Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free Dec. 27 • 1-4 p.m. Activity #: 191250805_01

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Eldorado Casino (Ages: 55+)

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5 Nov. 13 • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Activity #: 191150807_01

Jan. 15 • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Activity #: 200150807_01 Alum Creek Holiday Lights (Ages: 55+) Sit back, relax and enjoy the wonderment of the Christmas season while viewing thousands of holiday lights and displays. Visit the gift shop and enjoy an evening of yuletide cheer. Dinner (on your own) at Smokey Bones. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Departs the Evans Center $10 Dec. 10 • 4-10 p.m. Activity #: 191250807_02 Christmas Celebration (Ages: 55+) It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Join us for a holiday celebration full of good will and cheer. The Center provides the food, the Humdinger Band and the Chorus provides the music, and you provide the merriment, joy and laughter! Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $5 Dec. 18 • Noon-3 p.m. Activity #: 191250808_01

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Winter Sock Hop (Ages: 55+) Don’t be a lonely boy or girl and miss moments to remember! Get all shook up rocking around the clock and yakety-yakking with friends. Break out the poodle skirts and leather jackets, kick off your shoes and cut the rug to your favorite hits of the ‘50s spun by a live DJ. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Auditorium $15 Jan. 23 • 1-3 p.m. Activity #: 200150808_02 The Works (Ages: 55+) Science, art, technology and history are all in one place in Newark. Enjoy a variety of hands-on discoveries, walk several galleries, attend a SciDome show and observe a glass-blowing demonstration. Lunch (on your own) at Pappy’s Grill on 79. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $17 Nov. 21 • 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Activity #: 191150807_02 Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum (Ages: 55+) Tour a car collector’s personal collection with the owner himself as guide. In addition to his impressive fleet of autos is a wide array of rare and unusual license plates from six continents including those with errors and single digits. Lunch at Barcelona (on your own). Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $5 Jan. 16 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Activity #: 200150807_02

Veterans Memorial & Flag Lady Tour (Ages: 55+) Dedicated to honoring all the courageous men and women who served our country, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum honors them and shares their stories of service through a dynamic, participatory experience. Non-veterans should bring $12; veterans enter for free. Includes a trip to the Flag Lady Shop featuring flags honoring the military, celebrating America and supporting sports teams. Lunch (on your own) at Rusty Bucket. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $5 Nov. 7 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Activity #: 191150807_03

Jeopardy & Lunch (Ages: 55+) Join Home Instead Senior Care for a fun and educational game of Jeopardy. Test your knowledge on health and nutrition facts for older adults while enjoying lunch and competing for prizes. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium Free Nov. 19 • 1-3 p.m. Activity #: 191150808_01 Rummikub (Ages: 55+) Enjoy a game day with Evans Center staff learning to play Rummikub. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Jan. 17 • 1-3 p.m. Activity #: 200150808_01

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Registration

Grove City Parks and Recreation offers six easy methods to register for classes. Registration forms are available for download online at GroveCityOhio.gov or pick up at the Kingston Center or the Evans Center. ONLINE registration is available at GroveCityOhio.gov for most Parks and Recreation offerings (sports excluded), providing 24-hour access to our exciting array of options for all ages.

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WALK-IN registration is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Kingston Center, 3226 Kingston Ave., for preschool, youth and adult classes, and at the Evans Center, 4330 Dudley Ave., for 55+ offerings.

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Registration by PHONE is accepted via Visa or MasterCard only, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call the Evans Center, 614-277-1060, for 55+ classes, and the Kingston Center, 614-277-3050, for all others.

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Use the silver DROP BOX located on the parking lot side of the Kingston Center for afterhours registration. The box is opened at 8 a.m. each business day; registrations placed in the box after 8 a.m. are processed the next business day.

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Registration by FAX is accepted via Visa or MasterCard only and is treated as a mail-in priority. Fax: 614-277-3090 MAIL your payment and completed registration form to: Grove City Parks and Recreation Department, Kingston Center, 3226 Kingston Ave., Grove City, OH 43123

Payment Methods •  Cash or Money Order •  Checks made payable to: City of Grove City. A customer with a returned check is assessed a $25 fee. Any customer with two returned checks within 12 months must pay all subsequent fees by cash or money order. •  Credit Card: MasterCard or Visa only Confirmation Once you have registered for a class, no other confirmations are made unless a change is made in the program details. It is the responsibility of the participant to be present on the date and time listed. Cancellations/Credit Registered participants may cancel from a program, but it is that participant’s responsibility to contact the Parks and Recreation Department. A credit is made to the participant’s account if a request is made in writing prior to the start of the program. To receive a full refund for sports, the request must be made before uniforms are ordered. Class/Event Cancellation All classes and events are subject to change or cancellation based on participation and instructor availability. A staff member will notify all registered class participants as changes occur. Photos and Videos The City of Grove City reserves the right to photograph or record event and program participants for publicity purposes. Images may be used in catalogs, brochures, magazines, ads or other print or electronic public relations efforts (i.e., website, social media). Residency Rates & Fair Share Policy The lower “resident rate” provides credit to those paying municipal taxes that help support the programs 18 The Source

and events offered by the City of Grove City. To qualify as a resident, a person must live or work in Grove City or Jackson Township. This does not include all of ZIP code 43123; ZIP codes are used by the U.S. Postal Service to designate the office that delivers mail to an address. Visit FranklinCountyAuditor.com to check your address. Grove City parcel IDs start with 040; unincorporated Jackson Township with 160. Through the City of Grove City Fair Share Policy, non-residents who pay income tax to the City of Grove City are eligible to participate at resident rates. To be eligible, non-residents must annually provide proof of employment on company letterhead with the signature of the personnel director or a current pay stub showing the employer’s address. Equal Opportunities and Special Populations The Grove City Parks and Recreation Department is committed to serving the whole community. All persons regardless of age, sex, race, color, national origin or religion are encouraged to participate. Our goal is also to include individuals with special needs in our existing programs based on their need and ability. Groups or individuals serving special populations are welcome to contact the department to make program arrangements. The City of Grove City does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to its programs or activities. An ADA Coordinator has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the Department of Justice regulations implementing Subtitle A of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. §12101 et seq.), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability by public agencies. The ADA Coordinator can be contacted at 614-277-3050. www.GroveCityOhio.gov


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Grove City Parks and Recreation Shelter Rentals

Windsor and Gantz parks feature shelters large enough for gatherings available to the public year-round, dawn to dusk, and are open for walk-up usage if not already reserved. Reservations for the calendar year open annually the third week of January. All other shelters and gazebos are accessible on a first-come basis and are not reservable. The Eagle Pavilion in Fryer Park has separate policies from open shelters. It is available only to residents 21 and older and can be reserved 365 days before the intended rental date; there is no walk-up usage. For more information, call 614-277-3050 or visit GroveCityOhio.gov and select Park Rentals from the Parks and Recreation menu.

WINDSOR PARK LARGE SHELTER

GANTZ PARK LARGE SHELTER

GANTZ PARK SMALL SHELTER

Size Picnic Tables Electricity

Size Picnic Tables Electricity

Size Picnic Tables Electricity

1,500 square feet 18 With key ($25 deposit)

Rental Times & Fees

11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $45 ($60 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $75 ($105 NR)

1,800 square feet 18 With key ($25 deposit)

Rental Times & Fees

11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $55 ($70 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $95 ($125 NR)

850 square feet 6 With key ($25 deposit)

Rental Times & Fees

11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $45 ($60 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $75 ($105 NR)

Outdoor Shelter Reminders:

WINDSOR PARK BASEBALL FOR ALL/DREAM FIELD SHELTER Size 1,500 square feet Picnic Tables 8 Electricity With key ($25 deposit) Rental Times & Fees 11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $45 ($60 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $75 ($105 NR)

GANTZ PARK GAZEBO Size Picnic Tables Electricity

500 square feet 0 With key ($25 deposit)

Rental Times & Fees

11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $45 ($60 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $75 ($105 NR)

FRYER PARK EAGLE PAVILION (ALL SEASON) Size Amenities Utilities

2,500 square feet Serving kitchen, restrooms, round tables and chairs Electricity, plumbing

Rental Times & Fees

Damage deposit (refundable): $150 8 a.m.-noon, 1-5 p.m. or 6-10 p.m.: $200 Any two time blocks: $400 Full Day (8 a.m.-10 p.m.): $550 Pavilion may only be rented by residents. www.GroveCityOhio.gov

• Refunds only granted 30+ days before reservation date. • Water fountains/flushing toilets are seasonal (April 15-Oct. 15). • Electricity is available using a key; requires a $25 refundable deposit. • Reservations have priority. Shelters are first-come, first-served if not rented. • Shelters are cleaned early each morning. Be prepared in case others have left messes. • Tobacco products, alcohol use/ impairment and weapons are prohibited. • All park laws apply; see Grove City Code Chapter 903.

Parks with Walk-up Shelters • • • • • •

Blodwen Creed-Lawless Creekside Indian Trails Keller Farms Meadowgrove

• Scioto Meadows • Swearingen • Westgrove • Windsor

Coming Soon!

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